Simplify Reading Logs

Track and organize reading sessions for library programs and school assignments with easy virtual reading logs in our web and mobile apps.

Beanstack reading logs for The Haunted Library by Dori Hillestead Butler
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User-Friendly Reading and Book Tracker

Like a Fitbit for reading, Beanstack's easy and real-time tracking helps build strong reading skills and habits. Logging sessions is quick and simple for struggling readers, young readers, older readers, students, and teachers alike.

  • Reading timer

    Start and stop reading sessions in real time

  • ISBN scanner

    Scan and save any title with a few clicks

  • Reading streaks

    Build up consecutive days in a daily reading log

  • All-time reading log

    Get weekly, monthly, and yearly reading stats

Reading log for elementary school student displaying progress on titles recently read

We're the Leading Reading Log Solution

More than 10,000 libraries and schools use Beanstack's fun and easy online reading logs to keep track of their community's reading progress.

“The students love to complete challenges and log their reading minutes. It has been more successful than any other school-wide tracking program we have tried.”
Julie Pszczola Cobb County School District, Georgia
“Families love that they can scan a book to their log once it has been read, instead of typing or writing the details on paper.”
Lynn Burgess Boaz Public Library, Alabama
“It's a fun, easy way for students to log their reading—and even easier for teachers to keep track of it! What a great program!”
Darla Brown Kern High School District, California
“Beanstack is straightforward and easy to use. We've tried another reading log system and this is much more compatible with our patrons.”
Heather Kimbrough Neosho Newton County Library, Missouri

Track Anything, Anytime, Anywhere

Readers can log the number of pages, minutes, books, or days read for any book title, from classics and comics to new releases and re-reads of favorite books. Inputting reading is easy in the classroom, at home, or on the go, without the hassle of paper logs.

Elementary students free-choice reading in classroom

Gamify Reading Logs With Reading Challenges

Activate students' intrinsic motivation by turning reading assignments into motivational reading challenges, with badges for reading goals, specific books and book lists, reading activities, or book reviews. Readers get instant reading rewards and recognition in a fun way once they log.

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Streamline Student Reading Logs

Conveniently track students' daily reading assignments, independent reading time, and nightly reading as a class, in reading groups, or individually throughout the school year. Whether for elementary school, middle school, or high school students, Beanstack transforms reading assignments into reading habits to create lifelong readers.

  • Reading comprehension questions to test student reading integrity

    Ensure Reading Integrity

    Switch from cumbersome paper logs, parent signatures, and stressful quizzes. Our built-in reading integrity tools, like comprehension questions for popular titles and site-wide log warnings and limits, give you confidence in your data.

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  • School single sign-on companies like Clever and ClassLink connect to Beanstack

    Effortlessly Integrate Your Systems

    We sync up with district, school, and class rosters and support single sign-on in major platforms like Clever and ClassLink, plus integrate with Epic! to streamline student and teacher access, daily reading logs, and data.

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  • Sample reading log for Preschool, Kindergarten, and first-grade classrooms

    Monitor Student Reading

    Administrators, media specialists, and teachers can easily check individual students' reading logs or total reading per class, grade, or school with our extensive reports and data dashboard.

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Boost Participation in Public Library Reading Programs

Take your community's summer reading and year-round programming to the next level with family challenges and logging. In Beanstack, family members can add to their reading logs, keep track of the books read, discover new books, and participate in challenges all together or individually, without having to utilize pamphlets or printed logs. Additionally, students will be able to stay sharp with their reading skills in preparation for the coming year of school.

Summer Reading Simplified
Beanstack Insights dashboard displaying the active readers, total minutes read, and recently completed books for an elementary school

Effortless Teacher and Librarian Access

Switch from traditional reading logs and simplify your staff processes. With all your community's reading data at your fingertips, you and your team can easily input and edit individual logs, get real-time data, and set up scheduled reports—all in one organized place.

  • Organized log management

    View and edit readers' profiles and logs

  • Offline reader support

    Add paper reading logs and offline data

  • Easy badge and reward tracking

    Monitor progress and reward redemption

  • Real-time reports and insights

    View, schedule, and download data anytime

Support Hybrid Reading Logs and Challenges

Offering virtual reading logs and challenges doesn't mean that paper goes out the window. You can bridge the digital divide with Beanstack's free printable reading logs or Badge Books, our high-quality reading journal and activity book, that pair with your virtual reading challenges.

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Organize Your Reading Logs Today

Save time and effort, build a communal love of reading, and create better readers with Beanstack's intuitive reading challenge and log management software.